Identifying Information Behavior in Information Search and Retrieval Through Learning Activities Using an E-Learning Platform Case: Interamerican School of Library and Information Science at the University of Antioquia (Medellín-Colombia)

17 Pages Posted: 7 May 2016

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Date Written: May 6, 2016

Abstract

English Abstract: This text presents the future of librarian education as exemplified by the Interamerican School of Library and Information Science at the University of Antioquia (Medellin-Colombia), using an online learning platformLMS (Moodle) and through different personalized and collaborative learning activities and tools that help students identify their own information search and retrieval models as well as compare, adapt and improve their own information behaviors, taking into account Information Behavior Models (Wilson, Ellis, Kuhlthau) and Information Literacy Standards (ACRL/ALA, CAUL, ANZIL) that have been established in the academic and scientific literature. This learning methodology has been applied to several academic courses since 2007 with excellent results.

Spanish Abstract: En este texto se presenta cómo en la formación desde la Escuela Interamericana de Bibliotecología de la Universidad de Antioquia (Medellín, Colombia), utilizando una plataforma de aprendizaje en línea (Moodle) y a través de diferentes actividades y herramientas personalizadas y colaborativas, se ha ido acompañando y formando a sus estudiantes, futuros bibliotecólogos, en competencias informáticas e informacionales en varios cursos académicos desde 2007 con excelentes experiencias y resultados.

Keywords: Information literacy, curriculum, library Education, information science education, information technology, e-learning

JEL Classification: I29

Suggested Citation

Uribe-Tirado, Alejandro and Castano, Wilson, Identifying Information Behavior in Information Search and Retrieval Through Learning Activities Using an E-Learning Platform Case: Interamerican School of Library and Information Science at the University of Antioquia (Medellín-Colombia) (May 6, 2016). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2776686 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2776686

Alejandro Uribe-Tirado

Universidad de Antioquia ( email )

Calle 67 No. 53 108
Apartado Aereo
Medellin, 1226
Colombia

HOME PAGE: http://www.udea.edu.co

Wilson Castano (Contact Author)

Universidad de Antioquia ( email )

Calle 67 No. 53 108
Apartado Aereo
Medellin, 1226
Colombia
+57 42195936 (Phone)

HOME PAGE: http://www.udea.edu.co

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